Get Rid of Asian Lady Beetles Today!
There are many types of lady beetles (lady bugs). While most are harmless, the Asian lady beetle is an invasive pest in Minnesota. Our Fall Insect Service will prevent Asian lady beetles and other bugs from invading your home with our professional grade exterior application. It will get rid of any lady beetles on your home and continue working for up to 60 days. Speak with one of our experts to learn more and schedule your service today!
What can you expect from Rainbow Pest Experts?
One of our highly trained technicians will apply an EPA approved, professional grade product to the exterior of your home. Once dry (about 45 minutes) the product is safe to the touch. It will not stain or damage your siding, paint or foliage. Control generally lasts for up to 60 days, and comes with a 30 day warranty*.
We use a water based microencapsulated product designed to withstand a variety of weather elements such as wind, rain & cold. The “microencap” offers superior insect control over do-it-yourself and competitors who use a lower grade product. Our Fall Insect Service will also prevent other fall invaders including spiders, millipedes, centipedes, ants and boxelder bugs from entering your home.
Are Asian lady beetles harmful?
Asian lady beetles are primarily considered a nuisance pest and are not poisonous to humans or pets. They are not aggressive towards humans, however they have been reported to bite. Some people will have pain and redness associated with an Asian lady beetle bite. Although rare, individuals have reported allergic reactions to them as well.
The Asian lady beetle often emits a foul odor, and a yellow fluid when dying. For this reason, we recommend vacuuming up the pests.
Can I get rid of Asian lady beetles myself?
While there are do-it-yourself products on the market, for maximum protection a professional grade product and application is recommended. Not only are do-it-yourself products not as effective as our professional grade products, but they can be harmful to your family and pests if used and applied incorrectly. In addition to using a pesticide application, you will have to reduce as many access points for them as possible. As a preventative to Asian lady beetles and many other pests, we recommend replacing torn screens and damaged door seals. Inspect your home and fill all cracks and holes around doors, windows, pipes, wires, etc.
Getting rid of Asian lady beetles yourself can be time consuming and ineffective without the proper grade products. With our pressure trucks and highly trained technicians, we are able to provide a thorough level of protection. Not only do we apply the product at least 15 feet up the structure as they are flying insects, but we also offer a seal-up service, complete with professional grade products.
Additional Asian lady beetle facts
- Introduced by the US Department of Agriculture to control aphids and scale insects
- An over-wintering pest that will remain active once in your home
- Eat aphids and the juice from the maple tree “helicopter” seeds
- The best time for control is late August to mid-October
- Commonly found in Hudson, Woodbury, Eagan, Apple Valley, Burnsville and other river valley communities
*NOTE: in the event of a long fall, an additional service may be needed. A minimum of 85-90% control can be expected.